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Awola. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Ugnius Kiguolis - - | Type: Malware
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Awola is a rogue anti-spyware application released on September 24, 2007. Awola Antispyware 6.0 usually makes its way to your computer by exploiting various web-browser security holes or via such malware parasites as trojans, but it can also be manually downloaded and installed, usually from the Awola homepage or various websites of questionable security.

When active, Awola uses heinous tactics, such as falsified scan reports and fake system notifications to make you to buy the full version. All the threats this parasite displays in its scan reports are fake, and some malware threats may be even installed by Awola itself.

DO NOT download or buy Awola Antispyware 6.0, and if you have been infected, remove it and block its domain using your HOSTS file.

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Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

More information about this program can be found in Reimage review.

More information about this program can be found in Reimage review.
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Awola manual removal:

Kill processes:
Awola.exe

Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun"Awola" = "C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorApplication DataAwolaAwola.exe /MIN"

Delete files:
Awola.exe, Awola001.bas, C:\\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\[RANDOM NAME].dat, Awola Anti-Spyware 6.0.lnk


  • Guest

    How can an asinine program like Awola get past Spyware Search & Destroy *and* AVG? Since MicroSoft apparently no longer supports Windows 98, there ought to be some way to immunize against bogus Anti-Spyware programs like Awola!